CIDER PRESS RENTAL
Ask neighbors, friends or family of any apple surpluses, or explore these local apple growers to harvest your own!
Old World Cider equipment in Fairfax!
FBF offers use of our new German made Cider Press and Italian made crusher, available September 17th - October 31st by phone appointment.
You are welcome to grind and press your apples in our parking lot with our equipment
Use of the equipment is free with purchase of any cider making supplies
($30.00 minimum) Like fermenters, carboys, yeast, bottles etc )
Call with any questions before you visit !
A 5 gallon bucket of harvested uncut apples holds about 20 lbs of apples
and when crushed and pressed will yield about 1 gallon of juice
Depending on demand we may ask you to limit your batch to 100 lbs (5 buckets)
of apples per visit which would press out to about 5 gallons of liquid Cider
Processing 100 lbs of Apples might take approximately 3o min.
Allow 15 additional min. to pre-wash apples.
Children are welcome, but must be under Parental Supervision.
View the CDPH video of Safer Processing of Juice.